Minister for Education (Ghana)

This is a list of present and past ministers for education in Ghana.

List of ministersEdit

Number Minister Took office Left office Government Party
1 J. B. Erzuah 6 March 1957 Nkrumah government Convention People's Party
2 Alfred Jonas Dowuona-Hammond
(Education and Social Welfare)
3 Kwaku Boateng[1]
(Education and Social Welfare)
1 May 1964 24 February 1966
4 William Ofori Atta
(Education, Culture and Sport)
1971 Busia government Progress Party
5 R. R. Amponsah
(Education, Culture and Sport)
1971 13 January 1972
6 Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Nkegbe
(Education, Culture and Sport)
National Redemption Council Military government
7 Colonel Emmanuel Obeng Nyante
(Education, Culture and Sport)
8 Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Nkegbe
(Education, Culture and Sport)
Supreme Military Council
9 E. Evans Anfom
(Commissioner for Education and Culture)
1979 24 September 1979 Armed Forces Revolutionary Council
10 1980 Limann government People's National Party
11 Francis Kwame Buah 1980 31 December 1981
12 Christina Ama Ataa Aidoo 1982 1983 Provisional National Defence Council Military government
13 V. C. Dadson 1983
14 Joyce Aryee 1985 1987
15 Mohammed Ben Abdallah 1987
16 Adisa Munkaila 1988 1989
17 Mary Grant 1989 7 January 1993
18 Harry Sawyerr 1993 1997 Rawlings government National Democratic Congress
19 Esi Sutherland-Addy 1997
20 Christina Amoako-Nuamah 1997 1998
21 Ekwow Spio-Garbrah 7 January 2001
22 Christopher Ameyaw Akumfi[2] 2001 2003 Kufuor government New Patriotic Party
23 Kwadwo Baah Wiredu[3] 2003 2005
24 Yaw Osafo-Maafo[4] 1 February 2005 2006
25 Papa Owusu-Ankomah[5] 28 April 2006 2007
26 Dominic Fobi 1 August 2007 7 January 2009
27 Alex Tettey-Enyo (MP) 2009 2011 Mills government National Democratic Congress
28 Betty Mould-Iddrisu[6] 4 January 2011 2012
29 Lee Ocran 2012 24 October 2012
30 24 October 2012 7 January 2013 Mahama government
31 Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang 2013 6 January 2017
32 Matthew Opoku Prempeh[7] 28 January 2017 incumbent Akufo-Addo government New Patriotic Party

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Article Preview". New York Times. New York Times Archives. 2 May 1964. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  2. ^ "President Kufuor swears 10 more ministers". General News. Ghana Home Page. 8 February 2001. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Government names new Cabinet". General News. Ghana Home Page. 1 April 2003. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Twenty-nine Ministers sworn into office". General news. Ghana Home Page. 2 February 2005. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Kufuor restructures ministerial team". General news. Ghana Home Page. 28 April 2006. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Cabinet reshuffle: Zita dropped, Betty for education". General news. Ghana Home Page. 4 January 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Nana Addo swears in 12 ministers". Ghanaweb. Ghanaweb. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 16 November 2017.